Book a Glasgow Sporting Heritage Tour!
Scottish Tourist Guides Association Welcomes The Games
23 July – 3 August 2014 will see one of the world’s most significant multisport events and Scotland’s largest ever sporting and cultural event come to Glasgow. Scottish Tourist Guides Association is a proud Games Welcomer and is looking forward to our Games.
Find out more at Glasgow2014.com
To mark this historic event, the Scottish Tourist Guides Association are now conducting tours specially designed to bring Glasgow's sporting heritage to life. Already experts in their fields as passionate ambassadors for Scotland, our guides have further deepened their knowledge in order to give visitors to Scotland, schools, corporate groups, families, and more, insight into the background to the upcoming events.
Book a Sporting Heritage Tour Now to Discover:
• Glasgow and Scotland’s Empire and Commonwealth heritage
• The history of the Games
• Glasgow’s sporting connections
• Stories and personalities both past and present
• New developments around the city, the venues, and infrastructure which will leave a lasting legacy for the city
The Scottish Tourist Guides Association has developed two unique tours:
• Sporting Heritage Coach Tours - Our guide will step on to your coach to conduct the tour. See the map below for the route plan. Duration: Up to 2 hours.
• Sporting Heritage Walking Tour on Glasgow Green. Duration: Up to 2 hours.
STGA are proud to announce the following events run by our members at Previously... Scotland's History Festival!
What: Guided walking tour of Edinburgh with Sue Gruellich: 'A Cross-section of History'
When: 15 November, 10:00 - 11:30
Where: Start at University of Edinburgh Library at George Square, and finish at Charlotte Square.
To Book: Email: email@example.com This tour is free.
What: Talk by Ros Newlands: 'Our Lives in Ruins: Tourist Guiding Through the Ages'
When: 19 November, 16:00 - 17:00
Where: Adam Hall, Edinburgh
To Book: Register on Eventbrite. This tour is free.
What: A Walk Through History - Stirling's "Top of the Town". Join Blue Badge Guide Dave Tucker for a guided walking tour of Stirling, focusing on streets, buildings, and landmarks of the "Top of the Town".
When: 22 November, 10:00.
Where: Meet outside the offices of the Scottish Tourist Guides Association at 18b Broad Street, Stirling FK8 1EF
To Book: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Maximum 30 places. This tour is free.
What: Join Blue Badge Guide Marion Maudsley for a walking tour of Glasgow to discover its past and present, as reflected in the splendid and sometimes surprising architecture of the city centre.
When: 29 November, 14:30
Where: Glasgow Queen St Station in front of main WH Smith bookshop. Booking essential by Friday, 22nd November. Max 20.
To Book: Email: email@example.com or Phone: 01436 671282. This tour is free.
As STGA Guides gear up to welcome this year's visitors to Scotland, we were also present at VisitScotland's annual travel trade show - Expo 2013. We have Scotland covered!